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Vinyl, Original recording remastered, Import, April 10, 2012
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If you like the melancholy wall of guitar sound, you might also check out another album that came out two years later, "Cake," by the Trash Can Sinatras.
Morrissey took a big step by releasing this record, just a few months after the demise of The Smiths... obviously, the style is pretty much there and it evolved through the years with a lot of hits and a lot o misses, too.
The two pièces-de-resistance of this album are the very well known "Suedehead" and "Everyday is like Sunday", both perfectly ochestrated and composed brilliantly to an effect of pain in the right place... also there is the share of political controversy and even a couple of lame songs ("Margaret..." and "Dial a Cliché")... but the real centerpieces taht show the juxtaposition of Moz's vision, of the most tender and the most convulsedly gothic is present in "Alsatian Cousin" (a brutal and at the same time tender gay love story) and "Break up the family" , quite possibly the only hopeful song he has ever written.
In fact... a good, solid record you will spin, and spin and spin...
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ONE OF MORRISSEY'S BEST CD....IT IS REMASTERED AND SOUNDS GREAT....BUT THEY CUT THE ENDING OF A FEW SONGS....PISSED ABOUT IT !Published 12 months ago by P. M. Scandura
This is my first Morrissey solo album. It continues to be my favorite.Published 14 months ago by Elaine Fine
You either like Morrissey or you don't. There's such a thin gray line it may as well be ignored. The Smiths' frontman has that voice that you just want to listen to more and... Read morePublished 15 months ago by By CJs Pirate
Think this was Morrissey's debut (after splitting with the Smiths). Owned it as a teen, still had the tape and basically wanted to replace with a CD. Love it. Read morePublished 17 months ago by Anon
I wish Johnny Marr was listening to that album I was sure he will change his mind for what you did you are the best Morrissey from Zion in west hills in CaliforniaPublished 18 months ago by Zion Sason